Marsala Artisanal Art Yarn and How to Have Fun with it

Marsala Artisanal Art Yarn is a one of a kind art yarn that I spun. The cotton, acrylic blend is based on Marsala PANTONE 18-1438 

The thick and thin art yarns look amazing in finished products! There are so many things you can do with artisanal art yarn. Create wall art with yarn or how about yarn art on canvas?


Marsala Red Artisanal Bulky Textured Beaded Art Yarn

Hand spun core spinning is a slow spinning technique which results in Artisanal Art Yarn looking very different from a traditional single. The fibers are allowed to wrap around a core thread at a 90 degree angle, it allows the spinner to create a very strong, soft, warm and lofty yarn. however due to the longer time it takes to create a Core spun yarn the cost is higher.

3 Tips for Corespinning Yarn

  1. keep your core-spun yarns smooth and fine by using a lightly textured art batt.
  2. To increase the texture, you can go wild with locks and embellishments.
  3. Changing the core threads to hemp, wire, or elastic provides even more avant-garde opportunities in your handspun.
  4. I prefer core spinning in threads that are strong enough to be put under tension without breaking, and they can take a lot of twist without a struggle. Hemp, crochet cotton, loop mohair, fishing wire, thick poly thread 3mm.

Marsala Artisanal Art Yarn is bulky I like to knit on a size US 10 but you can knit on any size! Thats the beauty of Art Yarn. The cotton, acrylic blend is based on Marsala PANTONE 18-1438. Covered in garnet colored crystal, freshwater pearls, semi precious carnelian, silk ribbons, gold fibers and some gorgeous other found objects. The inspiration came from Byzantium’s vibrant and energetic color palette jewel tones of red and gold with the pop of white pearls. Woven on a very strong nylon cord.

Marsala Art Yarn with Kilim
Marsala Artisanal Art Yarn spinning wheel Louet S10
Spinning Wheel with Art Flyer Louet S10

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